Tension as Somaliland Goes to The Polls
There are reports of soldiers gathering after Puntland's Cabinet resolved that it will not allow Somaliland to conduct the elections in the disputed Sanaag region, while the Somaliland government shut down social media until the election results are announced.
Somalia: Somaliland Goes to the Polls
This is Africa, 13 November 2017
Somaliland, an autonomous and self-determined territory, northwest of Somalia goes to the polls today to elect a new leader after a seven-year wait. Three candidates are competing… Read more »
Dalsan Radio, 12 November 2017
Residents are reporting that troops from Puntland and Somaliland are less than 3km from each other in the disputed Sanaag region with the former threatening to fight to avoid… Read more »
CAJ News, 13 November 2017
THERE are doubts over the prospects of free and fair elections in the self-declared autonomous state of Somaliland after government imposed a shutdown of social media. The… Read more »
Shabelle, 12 November 2017
Somaliland's Kulmiye Presidential Candidate Muse Bihi Abdi has sent a threatening message to Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. Read more »
Dalsan Radio, 6 November 2017
The November 13 Presidential election in the breakaway state of Somaliland was discussed in the one week consultative meeting that brought together Somalia President Mohamed… Read more »
Stones used to reserve places in queues at Somaliland polling stations.